Kanamono in the form of Nitta no Yoshisada throwing his sword into the sea as an offering

Japanese
Edo period–Meiji era
mid to late 19th century (before 1889)
Kikugawa (Japanese), School Kikugawa School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 7.1 x 0.9 cm (2 13/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.5592

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Kikugawa, with a kao
菊川(花押)

Provenance

1890, Charles Goddard Weld Collection; bequest to MFA, Boston, December 7, 1911.

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection